Weekly News Roundup – 02/16/2020

Weekly News Roundup – 02/16/2020

Planning Board Sidewalk Survey Town Election Candidates Needed Primary For Presidential Preference Coming Up In Hopkinton • Tobacco regulations adopted after Board of Health hearing on February 10, 2020 • Planning Board Actions Taken – 02/10/2020 Select Board Actions Taken – 02/12/2020


Planning Board Sidewalk Survey

The Hopkinton Planning Board is undertaking a survey of residents’ opinions for future sidewalk improvements in Hopkinton. The results of this survey will help the Planning Board understand the community’s goals related to future sidewalk improvements.

Submit your survey response

 

Town Election Candidates Needed

Considering running for local office, but don’t know where to begin?

To become a candidate a person must either obtain and submit nomination papers by securing the signatures of 50 Hopkinton registered voters by Tuesday, March 31; or a person may qualify by being the top vote-getter in one of the town political party caucuses. The Democratic and Republican caucus dates have not been announced yet, but are typically in early April.

Click here for details and an updated list of candidates 

 

Primary For Presidential Preference Coming Up In Hopkinton

Last day to register is 2/12. Absentee ballots now available. Hopkinton’s Town Clerk is reminding voters of the Primary for Presidential Preference on March 3. Anyone who needs absentee ballots can grab one from the clerk’s office until March 2.

Absentee ballots have to be returned to the clerk by 8 p.m. on March 3, before polls close. Early voting will take place in the lower level of Town Hall, 18 Main Street, from Feb. 24 to Feb. 28 during the normal office Hours of the Town Clerk.

Click here for online registration and other

 

Tobacco regulations adopted after Board of Health hearing on February 10, 2020

The Hopkinton Board of Health adopted two new tobacco regulations after the hearing on February 10th, which will take effect on 3/16/20

View Public Notice

 

Planning Board Actions Taken – 02/10/2020

AGENDA ITEMS & ACTIONS TAKEN (UNOFFICIAL):

  1. Administrative Items
    1. Proposed Town Meeting Articles
      1. Car Washes in BD District – Voted to Move Article Forward to the Public Hearing on March 9, 2020
    2. Approval Not Required – 149 Hayden Rowe – The Hayden Rowe Realty Trust – Approved
    3. Minutes of January 13, 2020; January 27, 2020 – Not Yet Approved

MATERIALS FOR THIS MEETING:

 

Select Board Actions Taken – 02/12/2020

View Agenda Packet

View Full Video

4:30 PM CALL TO ORDER

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4:31 PM PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY WARRANT

2. The Select Board will sign the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Warrant.
The Select Board moved a motion to sign the warrant. (3-0)

Watch Video ~30 seconds

4:32 PM MILFORD-HOPKINTON SEWER AGREEMENT

3. The Select Board will review an Intermunicipal Gap Agreement for wastewater collection, treatment, disposal between the towns of Hopkinton and Milford.

The Select Board authorized the Town Manager to sign the Gap Agreement. (3-0) 

Watch Video ~1.5 minutes

4:35 PM ADJOURN

 



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